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Matthew 10 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And having called his twelve disciples together, he gave them power over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of diseases, and all manner of infirmities. 1 He called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out evil spirits and to heal every disease and sickness.
2 And the names of the twelve Apostles are these: The first, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, 2 These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John;
3 James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, Philip and Bartholomew, Thomas and Matthew the publican, and James the son of Alpheus, and Thaddeus, 3 Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;
4 Simon the Cananean, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him. 4 Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
5 These twelve Jesus sent: commanding them, saying: Go ye not into the way of the Gentiles, and into the city of the Samaritans enter ye not. 5 These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: "Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans.
6 But go ye rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 6 Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.
7 And going, preach, saying: The kingdom of heaven is at hand. 7 As you go, preach this message: 'The kingdom of heaven is near.'
8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out devils: freely have you received, freely give. 8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.
9 Do not possess gold, nor silver, nor money in your purses: 9 Do not take along any gold or silver or copper in your belts;
10 Nor scrip for your journey, nor two coats, nor shoes, nor a staff; for the workman is worthy of his meat. 10 take no bag for the journey, or extra tunic, or sandals or a staff; for the worker is worth his keep.
11 And into whatsoever city or town you shall enter, inquire who in it is worthy, and there abide till you go thence. 11 "Whatever town or village you enter, search for some worthy person there and stay at his house until you leave.
12 And when you come into the house, salute it, saying: Peace be to this house. 12 As you enter the home, give it your greeting.
13 And if that house be worthy, your peace shall come upon it; but if it be not worthy, your peace shall return to you. 13 If the home is deserving, let your peace rest on it; if it is not, let your peace return to you.
14 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words: going forth out of that house or city shake off the dust from your feet. 14 If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that home or town.
15 Amen I say to you, it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city. 15 I tell you the truth, it will be more bearable for Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of judgment than for that town.
16 Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves. Be ye therefore wise as serpents and simple as doves. 16 I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.
17 But beware of men. For they will deliver you up in councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues. 17 "Be on your guard against men; they will hand you over to the local councils and flog you in their synagogues.
18 And you shall be brought before governors, and before kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the Gentiles: 18 On my account you will be brought before governors and kings as witnesses to them and to the Gentiles.
19 But when they shall deliver you up, take no thought how or what to speak: for it shall be given you in that hour what to speak: 19 But when they arrest you, do not worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given what to say,
20 For it is not you that speak, but the spirit of your Father that speaketh in you. 20 for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.
21 The brother also shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the son; and the children shall rise up against their parents, and shall put them to death. 21 "Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death.
22 And you shall be hated by all men for my name’s sake: but he that shall persevere unto the end, he shall be saved. 22 All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.
23 And when they shall persecute you in this city, flee into another. Amen I say to you, you shall not finish all the cities of Israel, till the Son of man come. 23 When you are persecuted in one place, flee to another. I tell you the truth, you will not finish going through the cities of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
24 The disciple is not above the master, nor the servant above his lord. 24 "A student is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master.
25 It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the good man of the house Beelzebub, how much more them of his household? 25 It is enough for the student to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If the head of the house has been called Beelzebub, how much more the members of his household!
26 Therefore fear them not. For nothing is covered that shall not be revealed: nor hid, that shall not be known. 26 "So do not be afraid of them. There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.
27 That which I tell you in the dark, speak ye in the light: and that which you hear in the ear, preach ye upon the housetops. 27 What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs.
28 And fear ye not them that kill the body, and are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him that can destroy both soul and body in hell. 28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
29 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and not one of them shall fall on the ground without your Father. 29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny ? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father.
30 But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. 30 And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
31 Fear not therefore: better are you than many sparrows. 31 So don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
32 Every one therefore that shall confess me before men, I will also confess him before my Father who is in heaven. 32 "Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him before my Father in heaven.
33 But he that shall deny me before men, I will also deny him before my Father who is in heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven.
34 Do not think that I came to send peace upon earth: I came not to send peace, but the sword. 34 "Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.
35 For I came to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. 35 For I have come to turn " 'a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law--
36 And a man’s enemies shall be they of his own household. 36 a man's enemies will be the members of his own household.'
37 He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me. 37 "Anyone who loves his father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who loves his son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;
38 And he that taketh not up his cross, and followeth me, is not worthy of me. 38 and anyone who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.
39 He that findeth his life, shall lose it: and he that shall lose his life for me, shall find it. 39 Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.
40 He that receiveth you, receiveth me: and he that receiveth me, receiveth him that sent me. 40 "He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives the one who sent me.
41 He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet, shall receive the reward of a prophet: and he that receiveth a just man in the name of a just man, shall receive the reward of a just man. 41 Anyone who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and anyone who receives a righteous man because he is a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward.
42 And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, amen I say to you he shall not lose his reward. 42 And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is my disciple, I tell you the truth, he will certainly not lose his reward."